Here are five things worth knowing today:
- According to the Wall Street Journal, a bankruptcy trustee representing the interests of a defunct buss company has sued U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, claiming he was paid $420,000 for work he never performed for the company.
- The Arizona Dept. of Transportation is using advanced technology to check trucks for weight, permit and registration at three rest stops in the state, says the White Mountain Independent.
- Hydrogen Fuel News is reporting on a Hyundai survey that found the majority of Canadians believe hydrogen fuel cells will be the future fuel source for transportation.
- Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx was in Nebraska yesterday pushing for a six-year highway bill, saying that it will “vanquish the specter of uncertainty,” according to a story in the Lincoln Star Journal.
- Because of drought conditions, Panama Canal officials are planning to lower water levels, which could mean cargo coming to East Coast ports could slow, reports Barron’s.